Leaders Birkirkara dropped their first points in the Women’s League as they were held in a goalless draw by Mgarr United at the Mgarr Ground on Tuesday.
The two teams continue to share the top spot on 10 points, followed by Swieqi United on 9 but Swieqi have a game in hand.
MGARR Patricia Ebejer. Abigail Camilleri, Maia Melanie Debono, Francesca Chircop, Rodiana Borg (85′ Angelique Schembri), Nicole Cutajar, Jasmine Vella Turner, Leanne Cefai, Rebecca Bajada, Brenda Borg, Amber Grech.
B’KARA Nina Dimech, Gabriella Zahra, Ann-Marie Said, Stephania Farrugia, Lexine Farrugia (Raina Giusti), Tracy Teuma, Alishia Sultana (Sara Saliba), Veronique Mifsud, Yasmeen Bajada, Charlene Zammit, Michela Felica (Valentina Rapa.
Referee: Ryan Caruana
Swieqi defeated Kirkop United 5-0 at the Centenary Stadium.
A Dorianne Theuma penalty on the 22nd minute paved the way for Swieqi. Five minutes from the end of the first half, Kayleigh Chetcuti doubled the score. Jade Flask made it 3-0 on the hour and a minute later, Emma Xuereb scored a fourth goal. Kayleigh Chetcuti added another on the 82nd.
SWIEQI Jodie Attard, Andy Zammit Mizzi (Chantelle Grech), Jessica Lee Dimech, Dorianne Theuma, Kayleigh Chetcuti (Amy Busuttil), Jade Flask, Emma Xuereb, Simone Buttigieg (Demi Magrin), Shona Zammit, Jade Schembri, Kelly Agius Pace (Iulia Mifsud).
KIRKOP Raisa Costantino, Ingrid Psaila, Celine Galea, Thea Difesa, Sarah Urpani (Marie Claire Cilia), Kathryn Ellul (Yolande Attard), Aleksandra Georgieva (Rosella D’Antuono), Alessia Caschetto, Emma Zammit, Rodianne Zerafa.
Referee: Olivia Tschon
Meanwhile San Gwann and Mtarfa earned their first point as they shared the spoils in a goalless draw at the Centenary Stadium on Wednesday.
SAN GWANN Alayah Borg, Shania Borg, Annabelle Rapa, Lara Mae Vella, Daniela Camilleri (Francesca Zarb), Lynn Mifsud, Rhea Borg, Yulya Carella, Janice Spiteri (Sarah Cioffi), Nicole Saliba, Thresa Scicluna.
MTARFA Dorienne Grech, Lorna-Maria Cassar, Sarah Cassar (Kristine Camilleri), Nicole Grixti, Sarah Cassar Dymond, Brooke Zarb (Kirsty Paris), Julianne Camilleri, Shania Marie Spiteri, Rebecca Zammit, Darya Attard, Shakira Bugeja.
Referee: Raiden Psaila
Meanwhile Birkirkara keep marching on with a fifth win from as many matches as they defeated Swieqi United 4-0 after beating 5-1 in their previous outing.
Raiders Lija registered their fourth successive win to keep the pace with the Stripes, defeating San Gwann 5-3 following a 4-0 win over Kirkop in the previous game.
In other matches over the past two weekends, Mgarr beat Kirkop 3-1 while Swieqi beat Mgarr 5-0.